Discover Venice with a professional historian

Private walking tours for small groups

Discover the lesser known history of Venice

Venice is steeped in history like few other places, and yet much pass unnoticed.

History Walks Venice will help you notice some of this.

Hidden History

Depiction of 16th century gondolas on an alter at Santa Giustina in Venice

A walk around Venice, exploring the many messages from Venice of yore, often hidden in plain view.

Plague Island

Drawings on the walls on Lazzaretto Nuovo island, from the 16th century

A guided visit to the island Lazzaretto Nuovo, where quarantine was invented to fight the Black Death.

Venetian Boats

Oar maker Saverio Pastor working on an oar in his workshop

A walk between shipyards, oar makers and model shops, looking at boats and talking about traditions.

What others said

Rated 5 out of 5
June 19, 2021

Thank you so much for sharing your vast knowledge about Venice history with us! We really enjoyed ourselves.

Alexie
Rated 5 out of 5
June 18, 2021

René has great detailed knowledge, he is truly passionate about the history of Venice, we really enjoyed learning a lot!

Leonardo
Rated 5 out of 5
June 12, 2021

Excellent tour! Recommend!”

Anka

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